The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.04% 8.43% 5.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.56% 25.00% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 24
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 116 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.98% 33.72% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 100 123
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 13 (38.24%) Clustering
4 12 (35.29%) UNIX
4 12 (35.29%) Solaris
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) AIX
5 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
5 11 (32.35%) RHCE
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
5 11 (32.35%) IBM AIX Certification
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (29.41%) CCNP
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
7 7 (20.59%) LAN
7 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) F5
8 6 (17.65%) FWSM
8 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
8 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (14.71%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 7 (20.59%) VoIP
4 6 (17.65%) FWSM
4 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (11.76%) WLAN
5 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
7 1 (2.94%) IMAP
7 1 (2.94%) SGSN
7 1 (2.94%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) CDMA
7 1 (2.94%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX Team Leader
1 8 (23.53%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Support
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Support
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Network Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) UNIX
1 12 (35.29%) Solaris
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) AIX
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.76%) Security Management
3 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) RHCE
3 11 (32.35%) IBM AIX Certification
4 10 (29.41%) CCNP
5 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.76%) CISM
6 3 (8.82%) CCSA
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) MCP
6 3 (8.82%) CCSP
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.88%) HND
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
7 2 (5.88%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) CRISC
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) ESRI
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix